Weekly Briefing with Jonathan Chambers

Co-ops Connect FYI

Rural broadband insights for closing the digital divide

Conexon’s widely read Co-ops Connect FYI newsletter by Partner Jonathan Chambers provides the latest industry updates, news and views for electric cooperatives and other community organizations operating or considering rural broadband networks.

Newsletters are published here each week as new issue is released.

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Remember Alexei Navalny

February 23, 2024

Two years ago, I penned these words: Tonight, I will light a candle for those who continue to fight against tyranny. For Alexei Navalny, jailed by Putin in Russia… Stand with them. And should they perish, hold onto their memory.

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Past editions

The Kansas City Chiefs

February 16, 2024

When I was a kid, growing up on the North Shore of Long Island, Shea Stadium was the nearest sports facility.

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The Best Availability Is Affordability

February 9, 2024

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God Save Us From People Who Mean Well

February 2, 2024

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I Get Email

January 26, 2024

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The King of Copper

January 19, 2024

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Playing Politics with the Poor: The Affordable Connectivity Program

January 12, 2024

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What Every Reader of These Posts Knows

January 5, 2024

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Happy Birthday, Conexon!

August 11, 2023

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AT&T's Fixed Wireless Play

August 4, 2023

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Know Your Numbers

July 14, 2023

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Don't be a Goldfish

July 7, 2023

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Where Did The Money Go?

June 16, 2023

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The New National Broadband Map

June 9, 2023

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I Get Email

June 2, 2023

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Privilege

May 26, 2023

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This Is What Leadership Looks Like

May 19, 2023

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As We Anticipate New Broadband Maps

May 12, 2023

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The Newest Face of Community Broadband Owership

May 5, 2023

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AT&T Should Change Its Name to UST&T (The Urban Suburban Telephone & Telegraph Company)

April 28, 2023

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Selling Belief, Not Broadband

April 21, 2023

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In Memory of My Wife, Dana Joy Hyde

March 17, 2023

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Fiber to Every Rural Home Requires Innovation

March 3, 2023

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A Simple Questions for Congress: What Did You Mean by Offered?

February 24, 2023

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Is Fixed Wireless Reliable?

February 17, 2023

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More Waste, Fraud, and Abuse: Charter Takes Public Funds to Build 10 Mbps Network

February 10, 2023

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Know Your Numbers: Unserved and Underserved Locations in Electric Co-op Service Territories

February 3, 2023

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Rural Homes Count

January 27, 2023

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Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Rural Broadband Programs

January 20, 2023

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What to Expect of the Service Level Challenges to the National Broadband Map

January 13, 2023

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Two New Year's Intentions for Rural Broadband

January 5, 2023

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Thank You for Reading

December 30, 2022

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Do You Believe in Miracles?

December 23, 2022

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Could New Rural Broadband Cooperatives Work?

December 16, 2022

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How Should BEAD Programs Take Consumer Preference into Account?

December 8, 2022

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The Map Has Problems (But It’s Good Enough for the BEAD Allocation)

December 2, 2022

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Happy Broadband Map Day!

November 18, 2022

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Top Takeaways from Conexon Co-ops Connect 2022

November 10, 2022

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Happy One-Year Anniversary, Infrastructure Act

November 4, 2022

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An Election Day Memory: Tu Voto Es Secreto

October 28, 2022

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A Pause from Broadband to Honor the People of Ukraine

March 4, 2022

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